About the Author: Hannah Mullane

Social Media & Content Executive

BioCote® Antimicrobial Technology in Mental Health Facility Design

By |June 10th, 2024|Antimicrobial Technology, Partner News|

Designing environments for mental health facilities requires a specific diligence to focus on creating spaces that are safe, reliable, and low maintenance. This week, BioCote® had the pleasure of attending the Design in Mental Health event, where we connected with our partners who are leading the way in innovative design solutions for these environments.

Elevating Hygiene Standards with John Lord Antimicrobial Flooring Solutions

By |May 23rd, 2024|Antimicrobial Technology, Partner News|

Discover unparalleled hygiene standards with John Lord's revolutionary antimicrobial flooring solutions. Combining expertise and innovation, their flooring not only ensures cleanliness but also offers durability. With BioCote® technology, microbes are reduced by up to 99.99%, making it ideal for hospitals, kitchens, and more. Elevate your space with John Lord today and experience lasting cleanliness.

The Demand, Regulations, and Integration of Antimicrobial Technology

By |April 9th, 2024|External News|

Our latest article with Medical Plastics News explores the challenges and innovations in healthcare product development, emphasising the importance of creativity and resilience in this evolving field. We discuss regulatory compliance and meeting consumer demands, adherence to global regulations, and the benefits of enhancing longevity, cleanliness, and user experience ...

Meet Leonor – The New Microbiology Intern at BioCote®

By |October 26th, 2023|BioCote® Team, Internships at BioCote®|

We're thrilled to introduce Leonor, the newest member of our BioCote® team. She joined us in September as a Microbiology Intern, and we couldn't be more excited to have her on board. Her degree in Biomedical Science provides her with a strong foundation in the biological sciences, which is invaluable in the world of microbiology and antimicrobial technology.

The Significance of Hygiene in Accessible Bathrooms: An Exploration of Antimicrobial Fixtures

By |October 25th, 2023|Antimicrobial Technology, Partner News|

The importance of hygiene has been on a constant increase, this includes considering environments where accessibility is a priority, such as accessible bathrooms. As a leading antimicrobial additive supplier, BioCote® is proud to work with Korpinen, a Finnish pioneer in accessibility solutions.

Getting to Know Meshail: The New Marketing and Sales Intern at BioCote®

By |September 28th, 2023|BioCote® Team, Internships at BioCote®|

We're excited to introduce our newest addition to the BioCote® team, Meshail, who joined us this September as a Marketing and Sales intern. Meshail is here to learn the ins and outs of marketing and sales activities that drive our business forward.

How BioCote® Technology Can Help Reduce Cross-Contamination of Microbes: Eris variant of Coronavirus

By |September 25th, 2023|Antimicrobial Technology|

Recent hospitalisation data reveals that a new variant of coronavirus has emerged, the Eris variant, now accounts for a significant portion of COVID-19 cases in the UK. In the face of this new challenge, it becomes crucial to explore innovative solutions to reduce the risk of contamination and the spread of this and other microbes.

The Role of Antimicrobial Flooring: A Deep Dive into BioCote® Technology

By |August 29th, 2023|External News|

We recently collaborated with our partner, John Lord, for an insightful feature in Food and Drink Technology. We dive into the topic of hygiene and cross-contamination within the food industry, as the culinary landscape evolves, maintaining hygiene standards within the food industry has never been more essential. BioCote® technology ...

Welcoming Aqsa Nazir: The Latest Addition to the Marketing Team

By |July 17th, 2023|BioCote® Team|

As our Marketing and Creative Design Executive, Aqsa brings experience and a fresh perspective to our growing team. Her passion for innovative marketing strategies and a keen eye for design make her a valuable asset as we continue to strengthen our marketing efforts in-house and for our partners.

Eco Finish: Making Waves in Pool Maintenance with BioCote® Antimicrobial Technology

By |July 13th, 2023|Antimicrobial Technology, Partner News|

As the summer heat intensifies, many of us find solace in the cool waters of our pools. Dive into a world of innovation as we identify the need for antimicrobial technology and the benefits it provides for pool environments and experience a new level of clean and hygienic pool maintenance with Eco Finish.

Maximising Your Spice Cabinet with Antimicrobial Technology: Spice Jars and Racks

By |May 22nd, 2023|Antimicrobial Technology|

Many people don’t realise that spice racks and jars can be a breeding ground for bacteria and other contaminants. In this article, we’ll explore the challenges of contaminated spice racks and jars, and how antimicrobial technology can help solve the issues surrounding longevity and cleanliness. 

The Power Of Protection

By |May 3rd, 2023|External News|

Our latest feature in Refurb and Restore Magazine has showcased innovative solutions with the immense benefits BioCote® technology brings to construction projects. The article elaborates on how our innovative antimicrobial solutions, when integrated into products, effectively combat microbes that lead to staining, odour, and material degradation. By doing so, ...

How antimicrobial additives make for more innovative designs

By |May 3rd, 2023|External News|

BioCote® leads the way in healthcare innovation as the industry continuously aims to establish more hygienic environments and implement rigorous hygiene practices. Our antimicrobial additives play a crucial role in inhibiting the growth of microbes on surfaces, significantly reducing the possibility of contamination. This breakthrough technology opens up exciting ...

Meet Ivana McCutcheon: Our Microbiology Intern

By |April 26th, 2023|BioCote® Team, Internships at BioCote®|

Join us as we get to know Ivana, our talented microbiology intern. Ivana is a valued member of our technical team, supporting their operations such as inputting data for test results. But her contributions go beyond the day-to-day, as she also plays an active role in creating content for our website, specifically writing in-depth microbiology blogs.

How Antimicrobial Products Can Create Sustainable Construction Projects

By |April 20th, 2023|Antimicrobial Technology|

When it comes to constructing buildings in hygiene-critical locations, taking steps to ensure easy maintenance and protection against deterioration is essential. By specifying materials and products that complement cleaning protocols, you can greatly reduce cross-contamination and early product failure.

Staying Ahead of Household Mould: Five Places Mould Can Grow

By |February 15th, 2023|Antimicrobial Technology|

Mould spores are invisible to the naked eye and can travel through the air and land on surfaces, which can lead to property damage and health issues. Mould can grow anywhere and spread throughout the house, destroying the materials it is growing on and can spread more quickly on some materials, like cardboard or paper, fabrics, and wood.

Hayley Moore is joining BioCote® as a Business Development Manager

By |February 6th, 2023|BioCote® Team|

As a sales professional, it is important to remember that if you don't actively pursue your goals and opportunities, you may miss out on achieving them. So, it's crucial to have a proactive mindset, and to not be afraid to ask for what you want. It's only through asking that you'll be able to achieve the success you desire.

The Ban on Single-Use Plastics: The UK’s Fight Against Pollution

By |January 23rd, 2023|Antimicrobial Technology, Industry News|

In recent years, there has been growing concern about the environmental impact of single-use plastic items, such as cutlery. In the UK, steps are being taken to reduce the amount of plastic waste that ends up in landfills and oceans. One recent change that has been announced is the ban on single-use plastic cutlery.

Integrating Antimicrobial Technology Into Medical Devices

By |December 6th, 2022|Antimicrobial Technology|

Integrating antimicrobial technology into medical devices and equipment can destroy microorganisms while reducing cross contamination and increasing product longevity. Healthcare facilities can make a difference by using antimicrobial products in high-touch areas like door handles, grab rails, soap dispensers, and more because they not only reduce the risk of cross-contamination but also significantly reduce the number of microbes in the air, keeping medical supplies more hygienic.

Dr. Conner Hodgkiss is joining as a regulatory chemist

By |November 30th, 2022|BioCote® Team|

I joined BioCote® to take the opportunity to apply my knowledge and skills I had gained through academia to a technical position. It is great to be part of an excellent Technical Team whilst contributing to the future growth of the business. I am hugely motivated and excited about my journey here at BioCote®.

Why Antimicrobial Technology Should Be Considered for Medical Devices

By |November 8th, 2022|Antimicrobial Technology|

Medical devices and equipment with antimicrobial technology have a number of advantages depending on the quality of the additives used, where some bacterial strains cannot survive on surfaces that have been protected. Antimicrobial technology enables the production of products that are of the highest quality, most effective, and hygienic.